Changes in glucose and cholesterol levels in patients with schizophrenia
treated with typical or atypical antipsychotics.
Update, October 2003
(American Journal of Psychiatry)
Glucose and cholesterol levels increase when schizophrenia patients are
treated with most of today's anti-psychotic drugs. Clozapine, olanzapine
and haloperidol are associated with increased plasma glucose level, and
clozapine and olanzapine with raised cholesterol, report researchers in
Orangeburg, New York.
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